When describing the ways in which she loved her husband, Browning declares, “I love thee freely, as men strive for right / I love thee purely, as they turn from praise.” By repeating “I love thee” multiple times through these lines, Browning was able to powerfully show how their love was liberating and wholesome with her use of the phrases “as men strive for right” and “as they turn from praise.” Also, Browning utilizes iambic pentameter throughout her poem including her line stating, “I shall but love thee better after death” As a result of the iambic pentameter, the words which stress is placed on include “love”, “better”, and “death”; consequently, Browning is able to portray her message that she would love her dear Robert in the afterlife with even more
Elizabeth Browning and Anne Bradstreet both manifested their own intense feelings of love for their husbands in the form of poem. The quote aforementioned was from Elizabeth’s poem “How Do I Love Thee?”. Although Anne Bradstreet also composed a poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, in which she expressed her uncontainable feelings of affection for her husband, Elizabeth Browning verified that her love for Robert Browning, her husband, was much stronger through her employment of spiritual comparisons to her love,
This inspires me to feel gratitude towards the mother, as it shows that she is helpful, always there and willing to help her son. I suppose I appreciate this mother’s dedication, as in this society, it is rare to find such commitment mothers or fathers. Being present and supportive can go far for your child. Therefore, the first stanza uses rhyme in order to influence the audiences’ feeling about the mother. The second stanza also creates a rhyme at the end of each sentence, “recording… leaving… unreeling…” These are similar to the first stanza but have the same “ing” sound at the end of each word.
Anne Bradstreet emphasizes romantic love and eternal love in her writing, which are not typical puritan beliefs. In her poem “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, she expresses her unconditional love towards her husband, which makes the readers assume that, for her, the most important person was her husband. Anne Bradstreet emphasizes romantic love in her writing, which is not a typical puritan belief. Free Reformed Churches of North America states that puritans “emphasized that married love should always be subordinate to the love of God” (Rev. C. Pronk) meaning that it was not right for Anne Bradstreet to have these strong emotional feelings towards her husband because they were bigger than her feelings towards God.
Topic Sentence: States the literary element and introduces how it supports your theme. Antigone loved her brother and the law wasn 't going to stop her from giving him a respectful burial. II. First Supporting Detail: Introduce the first reason that supports your use of the literary element. Love is a very strong force and if you love something enough it will almost always come true.
The two poem, "To My Dear and Loving Husband" by Anne Bradstreet and "How Do I Love Thee" by Elizabeth Browning, are similar in many way. First, both are love poems. Second, They both talks about their ways of loving their own husband. Last, both of the authors mention eternal love with their own husband. They may seems awfully similar at first, but in reality they differ in two major ways.
The song “Every Breath You Take” by The Police and the poem Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning both convey very similar and interesting stories. Both the poem and song have a theme that is centered around a man’s desire for a devout lover. For example, in “Every Breath You Take” the speaker says to his lover “you belong to me” (The Police 12) thus showing his need for commitment from her. In Porphyria's Lover the speaker tells the audience “she was mine, mine, fair” (Browning 36) also showing ownership over his love interest. These statements lead the audience to presume that both speakers believe their significant others will be faithful to them.
“To My Dear and Loving Husband” written by Anne Bradstreet expressed her affection and unconditional love for her husband. This poem was written when her husband was away on business trip to England. Bradstreet put her feeling and how profoundly she misses him in every sentences of the poem. She values their love more than any earthly riches and views that as a sign of spiritual union and salvation, rather than as something profane or lowly. Unlike other contemporary Puritan women writers, Bradstreet focuses on how she rejoices and appreciates her ordinary life instead of religious conversion.
Holden realizes that he felt truly fulfilled when he was with her and wants to find someone else that helps him feel this way. Jane would place her hand on the back of Holden’s neck, a gesture Holden thinks women reserve for “their husband or their little kid” (89). Holden loved this because it illustrated her feelings of connection and comfort with him. Reflecting on these moments Holden thinks, “it’s so pretty it just about kills you” (89). Holden strongly values the special relationship he shared with Jane and desperately wants to find such a connection again.